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  • a group of uber drivers are entitled TOE Worker Rights.

  • The ruling on Friday from Britain's Supreme Court means some workers will be able to claim rights such as the minimum wage.

  • In a case led by two former uber drivers.

  • A London tribunal ruled in 2016 that they were due entitlements, including paid holidays and rest breaks.

  • Uber drivers are currently treated as self employed, meaning that by law they only get minimal protections.

  • That's a status the Silicon Valley based companies sought to maintain in the long running legal tussle.

  • A judge in the appeal said on Friday that the Supreme Court unanimously dismisses Uber's appeal.

  • A total of 25 drivers were part of the case and Uber said the verdict did not apply to all of its current 60,000 drivers in Britain.

  • It has around 45,000 in London alone, making the city one of the ride.

  • Hailing APS most important global markets, Uber's Northern and Eastern Europe boss said after the news that the company is committed to doing MAWR, adding that it will now consult with every active driver across the UK toe, understand the changes they want to see uber shares fell over 3% in premarket trading following the court announcement.

  • The ruling is a blow to the app on ditz model within the so called gig economy, where people tend to work for one or more companies on a job by job basis.

  • That system has faced criticism from trade unions, who say it's exploitative businesses.

  • Those say many of those working in the gig economy enjoy the flexibility.

a group of uber drivers are entitled TOE Worker Rights.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/02/19
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